Until August 19 at 9:00 PM PDT, a special trading event is ongoing in Pokémon GO. Stardust costs to trade are discounted by 25%, Candy rewards from trading are increased, and XP for registering a new Pokémon to your Pokédex is tripled. SOURCE: Niantic
2. SPINDA & SHINY POKEMON
After much delay, Spinda is now available in Pokémon GO via the "Make 3 Curveballs in a Row" research task. Additionally, the Shiny variants of Snubbull, Houndour, and their evolutions are also available. SOURCE: Community Reports
3. THE POWER OF US
The newest Pokémon movie has been revealed to the western world. It is to be called Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us, and will release later this year. To watch the trailer, click here. SOURCE: The Pokémon Company
4. THE DUEL CONTINUES
In addition to some balancing, some new figures have been added to Pokémon Duel. They are as follows: - Primal Groudon (UX) - Primal Kyogre (UX) - Resolute Keldeo (UX) - Milotic (EX) - Turtonator (EX) - Politoed (R) - Salazzle (R) - Salandit (UC) - Feebas (UC) SOURCE: Serebii
5. EVENT RESCHEDULING
After some issues involving Articuno and Zapdos Days in the Azores, the two Legendary Birds have returned to the archipelago until August 10 at 4:00 PM AZOST.
Meanwhile, in Japan, yesterday was the rescheduled Articuno Day. The original event was rescheduled to due after-effects of a typhoon, which lead the Articuno at the event yesterday to know the exclusive move Hurricane. The event, which coincided with the rescheduled Squirtle Community Day, lasted for six hours. The upcoming Eevee Community Day has also had its timeframe shifted due to weather. SOURCE: Niantic, Serebii, Community Reports
6. RELEASE REFINED
The Pokémon title due to release on the Nintendo Switch in 2019 has had its release time refined. When revealed, it was said to release in "the second half of 2019." A new Nintendo financial release clarifies that to be "late 2019." SOURCE: Serebii
7. WEEKEND TRIVIA
This Pokémon is a vicious hunter. It will stab its prey relentlessly and use its claws to inject a potent poison while the prey is in its death grip. Who's that Pokémon: Toxicroak, Drapion, Nidoking, or Scolipede?
The correct answer is Scolipede. TRIVIA SOURCE: The Pokémon Company's Official Pokédex
8. ARTICLES OF THE WEEK
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